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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Health Insurance Coverage for Those Employed for Wages (Under Age 65)*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,258 3,756 84.1 82.0-86.0 502 15.9 14.0-18.0
-Western NC 581 492 80.6 75.5-84.9 89 19.4 15.1-24.5
GENDER
Male 229 190 77.5 68.8-84.3 39 22.5 15.7-31.2
Female 352 302 83.8 78.0-88.3 50 16.2 11.7-22.0
RACE
White 526 447 82.1 77.0-86.3 79 17.9 13.7-23.0
African American 6 6 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Other Minorities 44 35 64.3 37.5-84.4 9 35.7 15.6-62.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 14 10 55.5 25.8-81.7 4 44.5 18.3-74.2
Non-Hispanic 567 482 82.2 77.4-86.2 85 17.8 13.8-22.6
AGE
18-24 19 12 75.7 50.6-90.5 7 24.3 9.5-49.4
25-34 73 56 70.0 54.3-82.1 17 30.0 17.9-45.7
35-44 142 119 79.8 70.0-87.0 23 20.2 13.0-30.0
45-54 169 146 83.0 73.0-89.8 23 17.0 10.2-27.0
55-64 178 159 90.5 84.9-94.2 19 9.5 5.8-15.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 46 32 64.1 43.5-80.6 14 35.9 19.4-56.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 168 132 73.0 62.3-81.5 36 27.0 18.5-37.7
Some Post-H.S. 172 144 80.9 71.1-87.9 28 19.1 12.1-28.9
College Graduate 195 184 93.3 86.9-96.6 11 6.7 3.4-13.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 19 9 47.7 23.4-73.2 10 52.3 26.8-76.6
$15,000- 24,999 71 47 48.8 32.6-65.1 24 51.2 34.9-67.4
$25,000- 34,999 87 65 68.8 54.1-80.5 22 31.2 19.5-45.9
$35,000- 49,999 103 88 82.2 68.5-90.7 15 17.8 9.3-31.5
$50,000-74,999 129 124 95.8 88.7-98.5 5 4.2 1.5-11.3
$75,000+ 118 117 99.6 97.1-99.9 1 0.4 0.1- 2.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 141 118 78.8 66.1-87.6 23 21.2 12.4-33.9
No 411 350 81.1 75.1-85.9 61 18.9 14.1-24.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 53 45 73.6 50.6-88.3 8 26.4 11.7-49.4
Non-Veteran 528 447 81.4 76.3-85.7 81 18.6 14.3-23.7

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*Data in this table were derived from health insurance question and only those under age 65 and employed for wages included

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
**Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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